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Feb 13, 2013 12:00am EST
geoffrey canada... >> good morning, boys and girls. >> and considered one of the most ambitious social experiments to alleviate poverty in our lifetime. >> if you work hard... >> but back then, there was no way to tell if the experiment was working. today the results are in, and they're nothing short of stunning. just ask richar anozier. do you know what college you want to go to? >> stanford. >> what do you want to do after stanford? >> i would like to earn my way to being a ceo. >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm bob simon. in this edition, we look at three groundbreaking approaches to education. first, we visit the seed public charter school, the nation's first urban public boarding school. later, we meet some unlikely students who are getting a liberal arts college degree behind bars. and finally, we go to the harlem children's zone under the leadership of geoffrey canada. we begin with seed, one of the most successful and innovative charter schools in the country. it was started in 1998 in southeast washington, d.c., where some of the nation's most troubled schools are located
Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm EST
, we hear from canadians as to the u.s. and former deputy prime minister and a discussion about u.s.-canada relations looking at issues of trade, border security, and energy exploration, particularly completion of the cross-border keystone pipeline. over on c-span2, in 35 minutes, former cia director michael hayden discussing how digital media has transformed intelligence gathering and also discussing cyber attacks and news reports this week and of the chinese army tied to a large number of cyber attacks on the u.s. coming up at 6:30 p.m. eastern live on c-span2. >> the communism of china is communism in name only these days. it is to preserve the power of the members of the communist party. they have basically thrown out most ideologies aside and it has now become a capitalist haven. communism now in china, they talked about marxism, leninism, but it's all about preserving their power economically. they threw aside most benefits of communism in a long time ago. in north korea, it is all about preserving the power of the military and the kim dynasty, as you have. it has nothing to do with w
Feb 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
canada u.s. relationship is why we are here. we are light of this evening at the newseum, one of washington's attractions that displays and explains 500 years of news history along with the latest technology in the interactive exhibits. the newseum is lowercase in on what's called america's main street, pennsylvania avenue, between the white house and the u.s. capitol building. the same stretch of privileged real-estate where you will find the canadian embassy, a testament to the closeness of the relationship between the two countries. welcome to those of you watching on cpac in canada or c-span and the united states. welcome to the audience here the nm bird feeder. i am peter van dusen from cpac and it's great to have to this evening. we've come to washington for the second time in many years as we did a little deeper into the relationship between the united states and canada and what has changed in two years. a lot has changed in two months and maybe the last two weeks what is the energy environment and trade. i think we can expect a lively conversation this evening. this is
Feb 19, 2013 8:00pm EST
happens in canada-u.s. relations. we tend to view a whole thing through a natural lens. there's so much muscle memory in the relationship that goes beyond this particular one project. in the days of the in the days of the lumbar wars, there was obsession with lumber. the truth of the matter is, the relationship is pretty good. it is pretty gigantic. i think there are opportunities that we can look at. canada and the united states are both looking at how we do business in asia. if the fda was abiding and nasa was a honeymoon, we might have a second honeymoon. it is all the needs of upgrading. it might be the way to do that. there might be ways to get some procurement deals. i didn't that there is a lot more to the relationship, including the way we deal with the relationship with the rest of the world. we have not talked about everything else we do around the world together in some of the troubled spots. there are real values that we share. >> in the context, we in canada -- there is a need to be a closer relationship between the prime minister and the president. we will move the co
Feb 20, 2013 1:00am EST
>> let's talk about recent comments in canada, the u.s. ambassador to canada and find that more action by canada on climate change might make it easier for the president to approve keystone. how did you interpret those comments? >> i think it was another opportunity to talk about what we are doing. i believe for the president and for canada, it is both. you can actually improve energy security and in our neighborhood of north america and with vehicle emissions standards, coal plants standards, you will eventually see that in the united states. nobody is replacing a coal plant with coal again. they are replacing it with natural gas. it reduces emissions by 50%. i did not see that as a quid pro quo. when the secretary of state and our minister of foreign affairs met and had a press conference, they talked about both climate change and energy security. we talked about vehicle emissions standards. th minister talked about the action we've taken had the the united states on coal plants in canada. i closed down some coal plants. i thought it was good for our jurisdiction but i think e
Feb 15, 2013 11:30am PST
, was on city infrastructure. other government considered 19 percent and of that 97 percent was on canada post boxes like they are the drop boxes that the mail carriers use for picking up their mail to deliver. they are being phased out, though, so again within the next year or so, those boxes are going to be phased out in edmonton so we'll see if it makes a change in graffiti results. but it also assists us in terms of how we approach them. so we take this information to canada post and basically say, get rid of the gray boxes. so, conclusions. edmonton's method for auditing graffiti vandalism is unbiased and effective as far as we've been able to determine. we use the results to work with the edmonton police service to determine our other services. the graffiti index and intensity index allow for specific locations within the neighborhood. we found we had significant results over the first year, in terms of the decrease 42.7 percent and while we have leveled off this year, we are confident that by analyzing the neighborhood data we will be able to make strong changes to our programs to
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Feb 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
to report on news from canada. mostly because the headlines are always screaming: everything still okay. [laughter] but tonight, i have no choice but to turn our attention north because canada has done the unthinkable. >> in canada, they're dumping the penny. >> it is the end of the penny. >> the royal canadian mint officially ending its distribution of the penny. >> canada is dropping its penny today. >> stephen: canada dropped its penny? [laughter] without the canadian penny, what will we americans occasionally get mixed up with our change? [laughter] more of our pennies? probably not. thanks to this. >> some economists believe the u.s should do the same. >> will the u.s. follow suit? >> will that mean the end of honest abe here in the u.s.? >> stephen: yes, will that be the end of the lincoln penny. or the new daniel day lewis penny. [laughter] so convincing. [ laughter ] thankfully, some brave patriots are resisting this penny pinch. a group called americans for common cents, which is a delightful play on words because the penny is so common. [laughter] i get it. [cheers and applaus
Feb 17, 2013 6:30pm EST
into this country from canada. it would be like lighting a fuse on a carbon bomb. that's what it would be like doing, mr. president. and you cannot allow that to happen. if the pipeline goes through, mr. president, the first thing it runs over will not be farmland. the first thing it runs over will not be small towns. if you let this pipeline go through, mr. president, the first thing it runs over is the credibility of the president of the united states of america. that's the first thing it runs over. that's the first thing it runs over. [cheers and applause] >> i want to say unequivocally to this next generation, top stop being chumps. i'm going to say it again. to the next generation, stop being chumps. you elected this president. you re-elected this president. you gave him the chance to make history. he needs to give you the chance to have a future. stop being chumps. stop being chumps. and fight for your future. thank you very much. [cheers and applause] >> and in case you're wondering why everybody in the front row is smiling, it has nothing to do with my speech, give it up for rosario dawson,
Feb 22, 2013 4:00pm EST
, jackie d'angelis. proponents of the keystone pipeline meanwhile from canada say it would help lower gas prices and make u.s. less dependant on middle eastern oil. the next guest says the media high lies images like this up, the recent protest in washington over its construction rather than public opinion that seems to favor buying more oil from our friend in canada. joining me in a first on cnbc interview is canadian ambassador to the united states gary doerr. thanks for seeing you. >> thanks for having me. >> want to talk about the merits of the keystone pipe line. first your comment on the media. are the pipeline opponents doing a better job of getting their message out than proponents, or do you believe there's a media bias? >> i certainly believe the public has a lot of common sense so i think that the message is there. the polls are about 60% to 65% in favor of approving the pipeline. having said that, on a day-by-day basis a hollywood celebrity getting arrested at the white house gets more publicity than tense of thousands of workers that are represented by people here in washingt
Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
came this weekend. today canada's external flora mcdonald met to discus the escape. she said canada had issued passports to the americans and while the iranians concentrated on the elections the americans escaped to west germany. mcdonald had high prize for taylor and the canadians and americans who had kept the operation secret. >> there's no question in my mind whatsoever that had this story broken, the lives of our diplomatic core in tehran would have been in dangerous. >> reporter were unable to pry any more information from that get away. kenneth taylor sheltered the americans for three months in tehran. he was also in charge of spiriting the six americans from that country. taylor gave answers and was very nonchalant about his own danger. >> there were a lot of memories. difficult to identify one particular event. there was a series of quite a few different events. >> would you stop at any stage? >> it had its moments. >> reporter: the crowd burst into clap and tears. a happy welcome, shouts of fellow state department employees echoing through the diplomatic rotunda. canada and ca
Feb 23, 2013 10:00pm PST
't credit canada enough. take a listen. this is former president carter. >> the only thing i would say was that 90% of the contributions to the ideas and the consummation of the plan was canadian. and the movie gives almost full credit to the american cia. and with that exception, the movie is very good. but ben affleck's character in the film was only -- he was only in tehran a day and a half. and the main hero, in my opinion, was ken taylor, who was a canadian ambassador who orchestrated the entire process. >> he's talking about the hostages, correct? >> yes, yes. >> okay. do you think the canadians should be upset, dean? >> i think canada's barely a country. there are more people living in my apartment building than are living canada. we are lucky we don't take you over. how is that for an answer? honestly, if they win the award, ben affleck can thank them because there was a historical inaccuracy in this. i'm sure president carter who was president then knows the truth. upset, no. no one cares about canada. >> i like canada. speak for yourself. >> you can like it. but come on? >> i
Feb 17, 2013 6:30pm EST
by the white house. >> this project has not been approved yet. the pipeline will bring oil from canada to the u.s. but is a subject of heated debate. >> drums of protest on a cold day. >> this is a big deal. >> thousands rally against the pipeline. >> the dispalcement of people, it is about big money -- >> the 1700 mile pipeline from alberta, canada to multiple refineries is in the midst of a complicated process. the oil industry sais the pipeline would create 20,000 new jobs and give the u.s. energy independence. it would expand access to secure supplies of canadian crude. as much as 800,000 barrels a day. >> there will be an environmental disaster. >> these protestors worry about oil leaks, greenhouse gasses and imminent domain. >> this is about your fundamental rights so the corporations can make money. >> they say the oil companies will win and the public will lose. >> they will sell it to china or the highest bidder. >> the american petroleum institute said 69% of american votorsers support the project. the state department will make the decision, asis it is international. >> the national
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Feb 19, 2013 2:00am PST
as well as oil production which has been slow. then there's the issue of the pipeline from canada. the administration hasn't made a decision on whether to allow the program to move forward. supporters say it would provide oil from a reliable ally. opponents are protesting against it because they believe it will harm the environment. >> that is the harbinger is whether he believes in his campaign rhetoric. >> that he is talking about obama and whether he will do anything about the pipeline. the president will make a decision sometime in march. canada's ambassador to the united states say people protesting they get more attention than 65 percent of americans who prefer to get their oil from canada rather than venezuela and the middle east. >> we have a whole lot of reasons for the rising gas prices. >> it is what we want you to brew on today. are you struggling at the pump? send us your comments you can tweet them to us at fox friends first or shoot us an e-mail at >> time to get weather updates from miss maria molina this morning. she is tracking storm
Feb 2, 2013 9:00am EST
that is coming in. it is a clipper that comes out of central canada which is not what would not much snow. the mountains might get to-3 inches but i don't think we'll get that much. this will be paid like the one yesterday. there is a little bit of cloudiness this morning with a lot of sun coming through and 21 at the airport and 25 at the inner harbor. the barometer is falling in the southwest wind -- and the southwest breeze is 5-7 miles per hour. ridiculous warm temperatures last week and we are on the way down now. that storm we had yesterday morning was the final nail in the coffin, said to speak, that allowed the cold air to come in and the northwest winds were brutal. we will stay below the average. which is 47. there is a slight warm up for next week. 22 in annapolis and 27 in cambridge. 19 in frederick and still in the single digits out in oakton this morning. the snow makers are out to the west and are connected with this little clipper system that is tracked out of canada. there is another one coming into montana and the dakotas and another one coming off the pacific ocean in b
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Feb 18, 2013 3:00pm PST
they prevent the construction. canada on the other hand argues the u.s. should want oil from a reliable ally. >> people protesting to get more attention in the media than 65% of miles pe americans t prefer to get their oil from canada rather than venezuela or the middle east. >> the administration has said it would likely make a decision by the end of march. either way, it will unleash torrent of criticism. >> bret: jim, thanks. we'll talk about that with the panel as well. do you think the keystone xl pipeline will ever become a reality? let me know on twitter. follow me @brettbaier. those who support chuck hagel as defense secretary indicate they will likely allow a vote after they return from recess next week. south carolina's grahamm from says he will take hagel at his word he does not recall making a comment that the state department is adjunct of the israeli foreign minister's office. hagel wrote to graham "i completely disavow the content of the aed statement attributed to me." there is no video or audio so far of that supposed remark. at rutgers university of 2007. also journalist bo
Feb 21, 2013 12:00pm EST
university law center we take a look at u.s.-canada future for energy trade and the environment >>> hello and welcome to washington, the capitol of the most powerful country on the planet, the capitol of canada's closest neighbor and ally and the capitol of canada's biggest trading partner and the evil in canada u.s. relationship is why we are here. we are live this evening at the newseum, one of washington's most see attractions that displays and explains 500 years of news history along with the latest technology and interactive exhibits. the newseum is located on what is called america's main street, pennsylvania avenue between the white house and the u.s. capitol building. the same stretch of privilege real-estate where you will find the canadian embassy, a testament to the closeness of the relationship between the two countries. welcome to those of you watching us on cpac in canada or c-span here in the united states and welcome to the audience here at the engender theater in washington. i am peter van dusen from cpac, and it's great to have you all with us this evening. we've come to
Feb 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
in canada, they were a great group of conferences and other people started to pick up on this. when i became an officer dealing with gravanis in 1991, there were no conferences and there was virtually no interest. as dr. spicer mentioned, every time it got good, i foupld myself out of a job. i was out of a job for about 6 months because it fell apart and then came back together. mer and more cities are realizing gravanis is a pattern crime and as dr. spicer pointed out, it's a great way crime to many other activities. so you can wind up precluding with a lot of other stuff by dealing with them when they are down to the part doing gravanis damage before they escalate to a more violent crime or serious crime. it's nice to attend different trainings. this one here is great because we have people from all over the country, canada and the united kingdom. there are things you are going to listen to when you go, yeah, i would never do that or couldn't do that because of the laws in my political jurisdiction or whatever, we are not allowed to do that. then there's going to be other things when y
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
australia and canada. they have a higher percentage of their population than immigrants than we do. we're back to where germany is because of all this. we need to work it through and again, details matter, but i think it is really, really important to do it and do it right. the last thing i would like to say is it is obvious as a political strategy that it is very much in the interest of our party and the values and the programs and the directions that we believe in to make the electorate to look like in the previous years. i think that is obvious. i also think we should not rely on demography alone. begin a conversation with people who are not as extreme as a lot of candidates they voted for in the republican party that we can get to be for us. and i see this whole gun issue as an opportunity not a toxic landmine. but it depends on how you do it. one thing that disturbed me when i was here serving that i saw carried forward and manifested in 2010 in some of the elections is, we've had too many people who consult with us and tell us how to do things. they do polls and here's the five t
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am PST
, turkey, canada, mexico and japan. >>> and a star in the all american girls professional league baseball league that is in the 1940s has died at the age of 88. she was an inspiration for the movie "a league of their own." >>> a 500-year-old mystery solved in england. scientific tests say a skeleton found under a parking lot was that of king richard iii. he left a trail of bodies including two nephews on the way to the throne. >>> and a spectacular halftime show, brother versus brother and super ads. did the 34 minute power outage when the game was one sided hurt the rating? the audience numbers will be out later today and it's a story we're keeping an eye on. >>> one company that took immediate advantage was nabisco. their cookie team tweeted power out? no problem. you can still dunk in the dark. that ad received over 14,000 retweets and 5,000 favorites. >>> just in time for lent mcdonald's will offer its first happy meal entree, fish mcbites. it will be available this week and right up to easter. >>> the u.s. government want to make wi-fi networks available across the nation. companies
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
putting odds on the next pope with cardinals from gauna, nigeria and canada from early favorites. canadian cardinal has 7-2 odds. and nigerian cardinal has nine to two odds. yim hill has a similar split. >> one clergiman plans on voting for the next pope though he is banned from public duties. cardinal roger mahony used to have the archdiocese of los angeles. the current archbishop banished him from most duties. mahoney saying he looks forward to traveling to rome to participate in the conclave. on to other news. the police investigation continues into the 1984 cold case disappearance of kevin collins a close friend of the person of interest tells abc 7 news she figured he was a pedophile. she doesn't believe this man dan ferrian killed the 10-year-old boy. >> the person of interest died five years ago. his name on the death certificate was dan ferrian. the friend worked at one time with his partner at a restaurant living next to them and socialized with them, she asked we not use her real name. >> i thought of him as being a kind and one of the kindest people i've met. >> we'll call her s
Feb 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
video shot in manitoba, canada, is a close-up encounter with a poller bear. >> you are ferocious. >> this is a grate underneath what is called the tundra buggy lodge. >> like a monster bus thing? >> no it's a whole mobile community for travelers. this video was shot by a travel blogger called the virtual wave fairer. his name is alex, and the grates are on the bottom so the snow goes through and not weigh this buggy lodge down. the polar bears figured out they can sit on the trailer hitch, get up close and nuzzle through the grates. >> he should have put his fingers through that and see what happens. >> no, that was just like a sausage, right in the polar bear's mouth. >>> from up north in -- >> give me a second on that one. >> from up north in canada to down south in south carolina, the major league soccer team chicago fire had a training session. just kicking the ball. but they had a wild animal visitor, who i think wanted to get in on the soccer ball action. >> all of a sudden you go over here to this pond, there's an alligator. >> there's a fence up here. it's not like the al
Feb 25, 2013 2:30am PST
want to thank canada. our friends in iran. >> he's a really jacked up. ben affleck might have been snubbed for best director nomination, but he had plenty to say when his film "argo" took best picture. >>> iraq launched a devastating schedule missile attack on saudi arabia. one. two. three. my credit card rewards are easy to remember with the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. [ both ] 2% back on groceries. [ all ] 3% on gas. no hoops to jump through. i earn more cash back on the things i buy the most. [ woman ] it's as easy as... one! -two. -[ all ] three! [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. apply online or at a bank of america near you. [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. you know it can be hard to lbreathe, and how that feels.e, copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva hand
Feb 23, 2013 3:00pm PST
. how many from canada? welcome to all of you. anyone from across the pond, europe? sir i welcome you to san francisco. i want to thank all of the city staff here lead by -- the department of public works. we know that graffiti impacts every neighborhood. as the city not only does the department of public works spend four million dollars a year but collectively we spend 20 million dollars fighting this crime. we can do better. i look forward to a fruitful conference and hopefully someday stamp out graffiti. thank you very much. (applause) >>: thank you supervisor chiu. the next person i'm going to introduce, he is and original graffiti fighter, past chair of the graffiti advisory board and the main reason you are here. -- international conference was something he wanted to see in san francisco. mohammed -- has worked in san francisco -- responsible for dozens of community engagement programs, (indiscernible) (indiscernible) he knows every inch of this city as a steward of this beautiful, vibrant city. (indiscernible) strengthening and improving the community with partnership a
Feb 1, 2013 8:30am PST
mentioned earlier the sensation of going to canada and what it felt like to be in that place in canada and in other opportunities to be in that land in ireland. i wonder if you can reflect and margaret as well, what were the physical experiences you were having and what was the importance ever going to the place by way of informing your story? >> i don't know if anybody seen there is a series on now on called african-american lives? >> yeah. >> and it remindses me so much of my experience and some of the things that were said that rang through for me are things like, if we don't know where we come from we don't know that we are somebody. it's like, the effects of colonization when -- when our story is taken from us. in when our language is taken and we are disoriented and we come to a new country, we are not literate, it's a way to keep people oppressed. so, part of reclaiming ourselves as irish americans and having the biggest life possible means knowing everything there is to know about ourselves and our people. >> i will talk briefly about the going to saint john i set that trip
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
for easter. pub successors are from milan, canada -- possible successors are from milan, canada, and argentina. >> jeff hagel joins us with more reaction locally. >> reporter: archbishop william laurie said he visited the vatican 7 weeks ago and saw no signs of the pope slowing down, muff less resigning. >> the minute i heard about it, i was surprised. i certainly didn't expect to hear that this morning. >> reporter: installed by pope benedict xvi as the 16th archbishop of baltimore, williams said the he saw no signs of the pontiff's imminent retirement. >> he spoke once again about baltimore. and so, the holy father's mental alertness and acuity certainly seemed pretty wonderful to me. >> reporter: while the last pope to resign did so 600 years ago, the archbishop says benedict may be renouncing the rest of his time to prayer. >> this is a solemn occasion for us of course, but i hope we recognize the humanity of this pope who recognized that the stamina required for this role wasn't his any longer. he really announced this to the whole world. that takes a marvelous, holy, and s
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
right. a member of canada's parliament spoke about preparing for a zombie invasion in canada's house of commons. canada's foreign exchange members assured them the house of commons is a zombie free zone. >>> you probably won't see this on abc2 news but this is that harlem shake dance that's been a fad now. it's popping up all over the internet. jimmy fallon had it last night. this usually starts off with one person. that's when the base kicks in and everybody else joins in with a variety of costumes. >> we should try that at 11. >> the harlem shake. >>> they already wear helmets, do girl a cross play pers need them. >>> preschool can be great for the development of a child but it comes at a hefty price. the plan to, and preschool programs. >> if your iphone it password protected, that might not be good u.n. the security flaw that -- good enough. >> a nice day to take out your sweetheart. we'll talk about how things change friday night into early saturday. we got the details straight ahead. at tyco integrated security, we consider ourselves business optimizers. how? by building custom
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Feb 24, 2013 2:00am EST
there . there will be a psychological impact if you take oil tarsanings. up in canada. they are third behind venezuela and saudi arabia in the amount of reserves and equal to two-thirds of what venezuela sales the market. it would be a psyche longical impact. >> emac bringings up a fantastic point. the way they dri for oil in places like venezuela and russia is awful. compared to our oil spims and there is it always a risk and a dange in getting these things, but don't we do it best? >> you will not have. if youment perfection go and live in a cave. this is private money willing to take the risk . how about easing restrictions on federal lands and have the fly. if pime want to put up the capitol for it great. we'll be the beneficial. >> environmentam i felt are against any plan to get oil. >> you might be getting a bit carried away. let me respond to a few things. to rich's point that it will create stability. if we could be assured that the oil coming in the refinement that oil would say in the u.s.. that is swell but that is not the case. the president is it pursuing the all of the above. epa is trying to make sure
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